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Guide to the Ernie O'Malley Papers AIA.060

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 20, 2022
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Container List

Series XV. Printed Ephemera, 1789-1950


The items are arranged in alphabetical order with original inventory numbers included on the folders.

Scope and Content Note

Items in this series reflect O'Malley's varied interests in Irish history, cartography, art and many other areas and include prints, reprints, maps, photographs, essays, brochures, letters, drawings, reproductions and other ephemeral materials and artifacts collected or inherited by Ernie O'Malley. While most of the graphic items in this series are reprints or reproductions, several original cards, drawings and paintings from notable artists including Roy Boynton, and Jack Hanlon are also included. Nearly twenty maps and nine letters either written by or addressed to historically significant Irishmen and women including Eva Gore Booth, Standish O' Grady, Sean O'Sullivan and Thomas Grattan complete the series as well as an undated historic account of the Spanish Armada's landing and an indenture for land dated 1857.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 27 Folder : 35 Printed Ephemera Index
Box: 27 Folder : 36 Account: "Spanish Fleet Landing in Kinsdale, Ireland in 1601" handwritten, [John Blake Dillon?]
Box: 42 Folder : 23 "Adventures in Music" [Orchestral Concert Series]
Box: 28 Folder : 1 Applegood, Frank G.: "Domingo" photocopy of engraving; Taos, NM
pre 1932
Box: 28 Folder : 11 "The Blasket Island from Dun Quin" (print of woodcut)
Box: 27 Folder : 40 Christmas card by Jack Hanlon, signed by artist
circa 1945
Box: 27 Folder : 41 Christmas card signed by Jack B. Yeats (photocopy)
circa 1948-1949
Box: 27 Folder : 42 Christmas card; signed "to Ernie from Katherine"
circa 1933
Box: 27 Folder : 43 Clarke, Austin: pencil drawing, reproduction
Box: 27 Folder : 47 County Cork: essay, manuscript on
Box: 28 Folder : 2 DeValera, Eamon: print of portrait
Box: 28 Folder : 9 DeValera, Eamon "Taioseach's Broadcast to the Nation" delivered May 16, 1945; reprint from the Irish Press
May 17, 1945
Box: 42 Folder : 21 Do Bhaucaillibh augus Callinibh na h-Eireann
Box: 27 Folder : 48 Early Irish History and Kingship: essay, manuscript on
Box: 27 Folder : 72 Frost, Stella: Landscape (photoprint)
circa 1947
Box: 27 Folder : 49 Gore, Booth, Eva: Correspondence to Seamus O'Sullivan
Box: 27 Folder : 50 Gore, Booth, Eva: Correspondence to W. Russell
Box: 27 Folder : 51 Grattan, Henry: letter
Apr 5, 1789
Box: 28 Folder : 5 The Gypsy cover woodcut by Alan Odle
Box: 27 Folder : 69 Harvard Univeristy official register: Courses and Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Box: 27 Folder : 74 Horgan, Paul: "Cathedral Altar" reprints, woodcut
circa 1945-1950
Box: 28 Folder : 12 "The Hurricane" poem by Hart Crane on his personal stationery) typescript
Jan 1931
Box: 8 Folder : 10 Indenture (vellum) "Conveyance of a piece of land" in Charlott St, Leister, England; Rev. William Tiptaft to Willaim Tomblin Keal, Esq.
Box: 42 Folder : 24 John F. Kennedy Ireland Visit Commemorative Booklet
Box: 27 Folder : 46 Jones, Colonel Edward: essay on
late 1800s
Box: 42 Folder : 20 "La Dame Fantome" and "De Mieux en Mieux"
Box: 27 Folder : 75 Lawrence, D.H. photocopy of [wood]print of head
circa 1950s
Box: 42 Folder : 22 "Literature of the Graveyard," Jean-Paul Satre, Francois Mauriac, Andre Malraux, Arthur Koestler
Box: 27 Folder : 45 Luhan, Mabel Dodge: drawing of home in Taos, NM ("Los Gallos")
circa 1929
Box: 27 Folder : 52 Mahony, Francis: Correspondence to Crofton Coker
Oct 31, 1841
Box: 27 Folder : 37 Manuscript: MacDareo's "Noshel" (Fermoy and Ballymole Books), circa late 1800s
Box: 27 Folder : 67 Map: "A Plan and a section of the River Nore from City of Kilkenny to the town of Enniscorthy with elevations of Kilkenny canal"
circa late 1800s
Box: 27 Folder : 58 Map: Ancient Map of Irish Districts in Queen's County and County Kildare (reprint)
Box: 27 Folder : 59 Map: Avignon, France
Box: 27 Folder : 60 Map: "Cambridge, Sheet 20," Great Britain (signed by Ernie O'Malley)
circa 1945-1955
Box: 8 Folder : 12 Map: "The Cittie of Limerick from Thomas Pacata's "Pacata Hibernia"" or "A History of the Wars in Ireland during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth (color engraving), 1820 reprint
Box: 27 Folder : 68 Map: Diocese of Tuam
Box: 27 Folder : 61 Map: France: Michelin Guide to Northern France
Box: 27 Folder : 66 Map: France, Northwestern (annotated by Ernie O'Malley)
Box: 38 Folder : 2 Map: "Galway the Capital of Connaught in the Kingdom of Ireland, 1651" drawn and engraved
Box: 27 Folder : 62 Map: Great Western Railway of England: Handbook for Travellers from Overseas
Box: 27 Folder : 63 Map: Indian and Ceylon
Box: 27 Folder : 64 Map: Kilkenny; showing seats of original septs and ancient tribe lands
Box: 27 Folder : 65 Map: La Cote D'Azur (France)
circa 1938
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Map: "Map of the City of Dublin and Township of Rathmines"
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Map: "Map of Ireland engraved for the Loyal National Repeal Association"
circa 1840s
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Map: Mayo, Sheet 67 [Northside of Clew Bay], published by Director General at the Ordinance Survey Office, Phoenix Park, Dublin 1920

General Note

Covers O'Malley's home at Burrishoole Lodge, near Clew Bay, Co. Mayo.

Box: 8 Folder : 13 Map: "Pictorial Map of Mexico" by Miguel Gomex Median (color reproduction) published by Fischgrund Publishng Co., Mexico (exclusive publishers of Diego River's Frescoes)
Box: 8 Folder : 9 Map: Youghal as in Elizabeth's reign when sacked by the insurgent Earl of Desmond (reprint)
Box: 27 Folder : 53 Mitchel, John: Correspondence to Charles Magee
Dec 24, 1845
Box: 27 Folder : 38 Mepsil House Flats brochure (where Ernie O'Malley rented a flat, 1954-1957)
circa 1954
Box: 27 Folder : 54 O'Grady, Standish: Correspondence to Miss Costello
Box: 27 Folder : 55 O'Grady, Standish: Correspondence to Mr. Law
Box: 28 Folder : 10 O'Malley, Ernie: Wallet (used while in New Mexico)
Box: 28 Folder : 3 O'Sullivan, Sean: prints and various protraits by
Box: 38 Folder : 2 O'Sullivan, Sean print: Portrait of Douglas Hyde, reprinted by The Irish Press, Christmas
Box: 27 Folder : 71 Pamphlet: What is Happening in France by Isabel Brown. Published by the Anti-Fascist Relief Committee, London
Box: 28 Folder : 6 "The Path of the Hangman" (illustration) by A.M. Cay; verso poem "Where is the Flag of England?"
Box: 27 Folder : 73 Postcards: Spain, Bruges, Le Port du Cehval
Box: 28 Folder : 4 Preface cover of publication; woodcut by Alan Odle
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Print: "Der Seestrum" [The Storm] unknown artist; printed by A. Felgner, Berlin, Lith v. Buscheck
Box: 8 Folder : 14 Print: "Grand Entry of the Sovereigns into Paris" on the 31 March 1814 by R. Boywer (color engraving) 1 Pall Mall [London]
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Print: "Inside View of the Royal Stock Exchange at London," Thomas Bowles, color engraving, circa mid-18th century
Box: 38 Folder : 4 Print: Untitled [study of female nude], charcoal drawing, reprinted in conte color from 1812 original
Box: 38 Folder : 4 Print in color: Wofle Tone by New Ireland Assurance Company, printed at the Signg of the Three Candles, Dublin
circa 1935-1945
Box: 38 Folder : 3 Prints: (items 16-72 through 16-78: Untitled [Four Courts Dublin], 16-77: The Four Law Courts, Dublin; 16-78: The Law Courts [Four Courts Dublin], late 18th century
Box: 42 Folder : 27 Rebel Cork's Fighting Story
Box: 38 Folder : 2 [Sketch of Dress Designs] Plates SVI, "No. 19 - Cantilly, Musee Conde" by unknown
circa 1930-1940
Box: 28 Folder : 8 Songs from "The Four Winds of Eirinn" by Ethna Carberry, signed and dated by Ernie O'Malley
Box: 27 Folder : 44 Stationery: Card, Cuala Press
circa 1940s
Box: 27 Folder : 39 Stationery: Card with reproduction of a Paul Henry painting (blank inside)
circa 1940-1949
Box: 27 Folder : 70 "View of Proach Patrick" by Augustus John (reprint in publication)
Box: 27 Folder : 57 Walker, Charles: Correspondence to Mr. Starkey
Jan 29, 1907
Box: 27 Folder : 56 Yeats, William Butler: Correspondence to Mr. MacCartan (photocopy)
Box: 28 Folder : 7 Yeats, William Butler, photoprint of portrait by Sean O'Sullivan
circa 1920
Box: 42 Folder : 25 Unprocessed Printed Ephemera Addition [envelopes, lists] (I)
Box: 42 Folder : 26 Unprocessed Printed Ephemera Addition [envelopes, lists] (II)

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